If you’re looking forward to changes that come with starting a new year, you may also be excited to learn what sorts of trends are emerging in the web design world. What most people aren’t talking about, but should be, are the types of design trends that are on their way out, which ones should be left out and those that are unlikely to be seen again after the frosty morning of January 2nd. Here are a number of styles that are dying out fast. Some are bad design, but many of the following have merely fallen in favor because they shined a little too brightly in 2013. (more…)
The importance of a brand cannot be over-stated, it is the face of a company and the only way to communicate to the wider world exactly who you are and what you do.
From the colours used in your logo to the type face and your company name, all of it is representative of who you are and must be carefully considered when you take your company public. (more…)
Coming up with the right color palette for a web design can be one of the most important parts of the design process, and also one of the most challenging. While existing branding usually has the biggest influence on what colors are used, other factors can come into play. For this post, we’ve gathered a collection of sites that use color in a big way and are guaranteed to provide you with big inspiration.
Logos are always a good source of inspiration, especially when you pay attention to the details designers use to represent a brand. Whether it be typography, colors, or white space, there is always something you can learn while observing well designed logos. This is why today we have a collection og beautiful logos to show you. Enjoy! (more…)
Single page websites have been a popular trend for a while now, and their popularity doesn’t seem to be losing any momentum. Going this route isn’t right for every project, but there are times when it’s fitting and just makes sense. For example, when there isn’t a lot of content, and you know the content won’t be growing very much in the future, it might makes sense to go with a single page design. It’s also a great way to engage the user with various effects as the page is scrolled. (more…)
Here at WDL, we love to browse the web to find good freebies for you, especially fonts. Good typography is something every designer should be concerned with, and having a diverse collection of fonts makes it that much easier. With that in mind, we’ve gather six excellent free fonts for you to add to your design library. (more…)
As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a first impression. This is a lesson that’s vitally important to remember when you’re a startup and you’re working on your landing page. The vast majority of landing pages out there have a few key goals – to inform visitors about the product, to build excitement for that product and to have a clear next step, such as finding out more, signing up or buying the service. (more…)
Mobile app websites, when properly designed, are a great source of design inspiration. From beautiful images to excellent use of white space, typography, and colors, it seems that designers will go the extra mile to create something nice and unique to promote their app. So for this post, we’ve gathered some beautiful examples of mobile app sites that will certainly give you some ideas for your next project. Enjoy. (more…)
Designers always need to be on top of their game to deliver great projects. From keeping an eye on everything that is new to always improving your techniques, you certainly need to be tuned to ways you can keep improving. To help you on that task we gather a few tutorials that will certainly make your life easier. Check it out! (more…)